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Will Your Athlete’s Core Work Translate to Performance?

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Every Serious baseball player in the country will be looking for ways to improve their conditioning this offseason and be able to generate more power at the plate, throw with a higher velocity on the mound, or have more body control in the field.   Regardless of the demands of the individual player, their training […]

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CCA Podcast 069: Helping Matt transition his team to his hitting philosophy

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podast_069_-_Helping_Elite_Member_Matt_implement_his_hitting_philosophy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast we help Matt, a first year high school head coach: Implement his hitting philosophy when it is totally different than his predecessor’s. Build a positive relationship with his feeder program And manage his veteran […]

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CCA Podcast 070: 10 tips for playing great team defense part 1

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_070_-_Part_1_of_our_Playing_Great_Team_Defense.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast we start part 1 of our 10 tips to playing better team defense: Why your team may be leaking runs Two methods to improve your bunt defense How to improve your 1st and 3rd […]

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CCA Podcast 068 – 5 random practice drills

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_068-_5_Random_Practice_Drills.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast you will learn: A drill to help infielders with their tempo, rhythm, and timing A variation on that drill… A drill to bring competitiveness into your pitcher bullpen practice A drill to help your players […]

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CCA Podcast 067- Blocked vs. Random Practice, what they are and when to use them

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_067_-_Blocked_vs._Random_Practice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy podcast, you will learn: What is blocked practice? What is random practice? Why there is often a disconnect between the way we practice and the way we play. The difference between blocked and random practice. What […]

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CCA Podcast 066: The good, the bad, and the ugly of batting tees

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_066_-_Batting_tees_the_good_the_bad_and_the_ugly.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    In this episode of the CCA Podcast you will learn: Why the batting tee may not be as good of a training tool as you think. Why batting tees are ABSOLUTELY necessary in a team setting How using a batting tee can […]

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CCA Podcast 065: 4 defensive drills to do with a limited coaching staff

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_065_-_Four_defensive_drills_for_short_handed_coaching_staffs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS    In this episode of the Cornerstone Coaching Academy Podcast, you will learn: How to run an effective infield practice with just one coach. A trick to save you TONS of time at any of your practices A single fungo sequence that works […]

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CCA Podcast 064 – 5 Lessons we can learn from Joe Maddon

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_064_-_5_lessons_we_can_learn_from_Joe_Maddon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA podcast I discuss 5 lessons we all can learn from Cubs’ Manager Joe Maddon: #RESPECT90 Not afraid to fail Always addresses the elephant in the room Don’t let the pressure exceed the pleasure Control the moment, play in […]

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CCA Podcast 062: What do baseball players need to do in the weight room?

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_062_-_Needs_Analysis_for_Baseball_Players.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the CCA Podcast, you will learn: What baseball players need to do in the weight room How to make your weight room work translate directly to playing field. How to set up a program that will apply directly to what […]

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CCA Podcast 061: 10 things we never pracitce

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/cornerstonecoaching/CCA_Podcast_061-_10_things_we_expect_our_players_to_do_in_games_but_dont_practice.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this podcast you will learn 10 (really 11) things we expect our players to do in practice, but never give them the chance to work on in practice: Baserunners with infielders Infielders making tags Outfield communication with outfielders, Outfielders reading the ball live […]

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